How To Change Alarm Sound on Galaxy Z Flip 4

Do you want to change the alarm sound of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4? This phone has several pre-installed sounds which you can choose from, or you can even choose a downloaded music as your alarm.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a premium Android device that uses the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and has a foldable form factor. It’s powerful enough to run all of the most demanding apps and games yet is compact enough to fit in any pocket when folded. Some of the best features of this model include a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, armor aluminum frame, and a 3700 mAh battery.

How do I change the alarm tone on my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4?

How to Set Up or Turn Off an Alarm on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

When you set an alarm on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 you can make it play an alarm sound or just use the alarm vibration feature. If you would like the alarm clock to play an alarm sound, then you can choose from the different sound choices available in your phone or you can even use a song downloaded in your phone.

You can change the existing alarm sound on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 smartphone from the Clock app. From here you will be able to set alarms, change the alarm sound and use Bixby to give you information about the day as you wake up.

Take note that the alarm clock only works when your Galaxy Z Fold 4 is turned off. If you turn your phone off, then the alarm feature won’t work.

To access the alarm feature on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • Swipe up to open apps and tap Clock app.
  • Tap Alarm tab.

To set an alarm on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • Tap the Add icon or an existing alarm to add or edit an alarm.
  • When done setting the alarm tap Save.

To change alarm sound on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • Tap the alarm you wish to edit or tap Add (+).
  • Tap Alarm sound.
  • Tap Ringtone.
  • Tap the alarm sound you would like to use.
  • If you’d like to use your own music as an alarm tap the Add (+) icon.
  • The Sound picker will find the audio files you have saved on your phone. Tap the song you’d like to use as your ringtone.
  • The Sound picker will choose a highlight section from the song. If you’d like to use the whole song, tap the Highlights only switch to turn it off.
  • Tap Done.
  • Tap the back arrow.
  • Use the slider at the bottom of the screen to change the volume, then tap the back arrow again.
  • To use a Spotify playlist as your alarm sound, tap Spotify.
  • Select the playlist you wish to use as your alarm sound.
  • Tap the back arrow twice.
  • Tap Save.

Turning off alarm on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • To switch the alarm off press and swipe the cross X.
  • To snooze the alarm, tap Snooze.

Removing an alarm on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • Swipe up to open apps and tap Clock app.
  • Tap Alarm tab.
  • Tap the menu icon. This will appear as three dots.
  • Tap Edit.
  • Select the alarm(s) you wish to delete.
  • Tap Delete.

Troubleshooting alarm clock issues on your Galaxy Z Flip 4 smartphone

There are instances when you will have issues setting the alarm on Android devices such as the Z Flip 4. Here’s what you need to do to fix this problem.

Perform a soft reset on your Galaxy Z Flip 4

The first thing you will want to do in this case is a soft reset. A soft reset or restart will basically close all running apps and processes. Your device RAM will also be cleared of temporary data allowing the phone to run smoothly.

Soft reset Galaxy Z Flip 4

  • Turn off the Galaxy z Flip 4 by pressing and holding the Bixby button and the volume down button on the side of the device.
  • Choose Power off.
  • Choose Power off again. The phone will turn off.
  • Wait for a few seconds.
  • Press and hold the Bixby button on the side of the device to turn on the smartphone.

Start the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 in Safe Mode

Sometimes this problem can be caused by a third-party application you downloaded from the Google Play Store. In order to check if one of the installed applications is the culprit you will need to start the smartphone in Safe Mode.

Safe Mode

  • Turn the Samsung device off.
  • Press and hold the Side key past the model name screen appearing on the screen.
  • When SAMSUNG appears on the screen, release the Side key.
  • Immediately after releasing the Side key, press and hold the Volume down key.
  • Continue to hold the Volume down key until the device finishes restarting.
  • When Safe mode appears in the bottom left corner of the screen, release the Volume down key.

Wait for up to 30 seconds for the process to complete. When your device reboots “Safe Mode” will appear on the lower left side of the home screen.

Tryto check if the issue occurs in this mode.

In case the issue does not occur then you will need to find out the specific app that is causing this problem and uninstall it.

After uninstalling the app, you can exit from safe mode.

Exit Safe Mode

  • Press and hold the Side key.
  • Tap Restart > Restart.
  • The device will restart in standard mode, and you can resume normal use.

Check for the latest software updates

One of the reasons why smartphones will experience alarm clock issues is because of a bug in its current software version.

You need to manually check for any new system updates available for your smartphone and apply them immediately. It’s best to manually check for the latest version regularly as sometimes the automatic update feature is delayed.

  • Go to your phone Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap on Software update.
  • Tap Download and install.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I set an alarm name on my Z Flip 4?

    Swipe up to open apps and tap Clock app.
    Tap Alarm tab.
    Tap the Add icon
    Add the alarm name.

  2. How do I set alarm vibration instead of sound?

    Tap the alarm you wish to edit, or tap Add (+).
    Tap Vibration.
    Tap the switch to enable or disable the alarm vibration.

  3. How do I set the vibration pattern on my Galaxy Z Fold 4?

    Tap the alarm you wish to edit, or tap Add (+).
    Tap Vibration.
    Tap the switch to enable or disable the alarm vibration.
    Choose a vibration pattern.
    Tap the back arrow.
    Tap Save.

  4. How to change alarm date on my Z Flip 4?

    Tap the alarm you wish to change or tap the Add (+) icon to set a new one.
    Tap the calendar icon.
    Choose a new date, then tap Done.
    The date will appear under the time.
    Tap Save.

  5. How do I enable or disable read time aloud on Galaxy Z Flip 4?

    Tap the alarm you wish to change or tap the Add(+) icon.
    Tap Alarm sound.
    Tap Ringtone.
    Tap the switch next to “Read time and alarm name aloud”.
    Tap Settings to change Engine, Language, Speech rate and Pitch.
    Tap the back arrow twice.
    Tap Save.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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